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The Game Of Silence

author: Erdrich, Louise
Nine-year-old Omakayas and her family, members of the Ojibwa tribe, are forced to leave their island on Lake Superior in 1850 when white settlers move into the territory, and comes to realize that the things most important to her are her home and way of life.
FIC
year: 2006
copies: 42
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 900

The Birchbark House

author: Erdrich, Louise
Omakayas, a seven-year-old Native American girl of the Ojibwa tribe, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in 1847.
FIC
year: 2002
copies: 67
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 970

Grandmother's Pigeon

author: Erdrich, Louise
Passenger pigeon hatchlings, thought to be extinct, are discovered in Grandmother's room after she departs on a voyage to Greenland.
FIC
year: 1999
copies: 10
call number/section: FIC
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Chickadee

author: Erdrich, Louise
In 1866, Omakayas's son Chickadee is kidnapped by two ne'er-do-well brothers from his own tribe and must make a daring escape, forge unlikely friendships, and set out on an exciting and dangerous journey to get back home.
FIC
year: 2012
copies: 25
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 800

The Porcupine Year

author: Erdrich, Louise
Twelve-year-old Omakayas, an Ojibwe girl, draws strength from the land and spirits as she and her family endure numerous hardships in their search for a new home in northern Minnesota in 1852.
FIC
year: 2010
copies: 28
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 840

Love Medicine

author: Erdrich, Louise
Presents the story of the Kashpaws and the Lamartines, two extended families who live on and around a Chippewa reservation in North Dakota and of Lipsha Morrissey, a young man who attempts to bring his wandering grandfather back to his long-suffering grandmother with a love medicine made from goosehearts.
FIC
year: 2009
copies: 11
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 780

The Antelope Wife

author: Erdrich, Louise
Cavalry soldier Scranton Roy sets the stage for generations of family patterns when he abandons his post during a raid on a peaceful Ojibwa village to chase after a dog carrying a baby strapped to its back, and settles down with the child in frontier Minnesota.
FIC
year: 1999
copies: 2
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 870

The Master Butchers Singing Club

author: Erdrich, Louise
Fidelis Waldvogel, a German sniper during WWI, returns home to marry the pregnant widow of his best friend who was killed in action, and seeking a better life moves his family to North Dakota where he sets up a butcher shop, starts a singing club, and battles an attraction to the mysterious Delphine, a performer who has returned to Argus to care for her alcoholic father.
FIC
year: 2003
copies: 3
call number/section: FIC
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Original Fire

author: Erdrich, Louise
A collection of poems that explore such themes as family, death, mourning, sensuality, and Native American and Christian beliefs.
811
year: 2003
copies: 3
call number/section: 811
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Four Souls

author: Erdrich, Louise
Fleur Pillager, an Ojibwe Native-American upset with the lumber company that stripped her reservation of trees, walks to the twin cities for revenge and lives with Polly Elizabeth Gheen, a vulnerable upper-class women who is transformed with Fleur's guidance.
FIC
year: 2004
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
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Tracks

author: Erdrich, Louise
Told in the alternating voices of a wise Chippewa Indian leader, and a young, embittered mixed-blood woman, the novel chronicles the drama of daily lives overshadowed by the clash of cultures and mythologies.
FIC
year: 1989
copies: 4
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 950

The Painted Drum

author: Erdrich, Louise
Faye Travers, a middle-aged divorcee and specialist in Native American antiquities, discovers a rare ceremonial drum while assessing the estate of a New Hampshire man descended from an Indian agent, and, when she hears the sound of the drum without even touching the instrument, she feels compelled to steal it and return it to a North Dakota reservation where its remarkable history is revealed.
FIC
year: 2005
copies: 2
call number/section: FIC
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The Plague Of Doves

author: Erdrich, Louise
In 1911, a farm family is killed in Pluto, North Dakota, and three Ojibwe are lynched for the murders even though there is no evidence of their guilt; and years later, the events of the crime reverberate among the descendants of those involved.
FIC
year: 2009
copies: 4
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 960

The Red Convertible

author: Erdrich, Louise
A collection of thirty short stories written by author Louise Erdrich over the last thirty years, exploring the mystical occurrences of everyday life and the intermingling of beauty and violence and comedy and tragedy.
FIC
year: 2010
copies: 5
call number/section: FIC
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The Beet Queen

author: Erdrich, Louise
In the early 1930s, Karl and his sister Mary Adare, arrive by boxcar in Argus, a small off-reservation town in North Dakota.
FIC
year: 2006
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile:

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